Gen Paul (1895-1975)
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Gen Paul (1895-1975)

Portrait de Fernand Ledoux

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Gen Paul (1895-1975)
Portrait de Fernand Ledoux
dedicated 'à L'ami Ledoux de la Comédie Française' (upper left)
gouache on paper
25¼ x 19 3/8 in. (64 x 49 cm.)
Executed in 1951
Provenance
Anonymous sale Emmanuel Farrando & Guillaume Lemoine Auction House, Paris, 27 November 2002, lot 97.
Special notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

Lot Essay

Patrick Offenstadt has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

The present work is a portrait of the actor Fernand Ledoux in the role of Le Tartouffe for Molière's French comedy by the same name.

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